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When to break up a component into multiple components

Current Available Translations: Korean Did you know that you could write any React Application as a single React Component? There's absolutely nothing technically stopping React from putting… Read →

Write tests. Not too many. Mostly integration.

Current Available Translations: Korean Russian Portuguese I've given this blog post as a talk which you can watch here: A… Read →

React Fundamentals: Props vs State

Let's compare props and state. Here's a definition of each: "props" (short for "properties") is an object of arbitrary inputs a React function component accepts as the first argument. "state… Read →

How I Teach

I've been teaching programming for a long time. From the very beginning actually. I signed up to be a tutor in my first programming class. I did it out of an effort to solidify what I was… Read →

One simple trick to optimize React re-renders

I was preparing a blog post on a subject related to React re-renders when I stumbled upon this little React gem of knowledge I think you'll really appreciate:… Read →

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